Pilar Garrido

Pilar Garrido

Associate Professor of Medical Oncology

University of Alcalá


Professor Garrido is head of the Thoracic Tumours Section in the Medical Oncology Department at the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal in Madrid and is co-director of the Cancer and Chronic Disease Research Group at Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria (IRYCIS). Professor Garrido’s main areas of research and clinical interest are thoracic tumours, immunotherapy and new anti-cancer agents in lung cancer. Professor Garrido is also actively involved in a number of phase I–III lung cancer clinical trials and is a member of CIBERONC, a Spanish Ministry of Health’s network of clinical and translational research, where she is helping to build a translational programme in collaboration with other clinical and experimental biology Spanish cancer groups.

Professor Garrido is a member of the Spanish National Cancer Strategy Committee and is the former President of the Minister of Health Advisory Council and the Medical Oncology Specialty Training Committee. She is a member of the ESMO Council and is Chair of the ESMO Women for Oncology Committee.